Pietro Girardi. He was born on January 19th, 1976. Very active in local bands performing different genres (pop, latin, fusion, contemporary jazz) since the mid ‘90 in the Venice (Italy) area. He played in many festivals (Ubi Jazz, Veneto Jazz, Venice Jazz, among others) and local venues.
He published 7 records, both as a solo artist and as a sideman. A track from his record “Morning” (genre: jazz fusion) has been chosen among many to be featured in the sampler CD sold with the U.S. magazine “JAZZIZ” (2012). Two years later a track from the record “Home” (genre: contemporary jazz), was featured in another issue of the same magazine.
In 2002 he had the scholarship to attend the Berklee Summer School at Umbria Jazz (Perugia, Italy) having the chance to study with teachers from the Berklee Jazz faculty (Larry Monroe, Mark White, Jeff Stout, etc.). In March 2016 he gained the Master’s Degree in Jazz Piano at the Conservatory of Venice and the “Peggy Guetta Finzi” grant, given for the first time to Jazz students of the Conservatory.
Since 2012 he has been composing for video productions and commercials. In 2017 he wrote and produced 3 soundtracks for short movies (UK, Italy).